الأردن أو المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية هي دولة عربية مسلمة، تقع في شمال شبه الجزيرة العربية و في جنوب غرب آسيا. يحدها سوريا من الشمال، العراق من الشرق، السعودية من الجنوب والجنوب الشرقي، خليج العقبة من الجنوب الغربي، فلسطين وإسرائيل من الغرب. سميت بالأردن نسبة إلى نهر الأردن.
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is an Arab country in the Middle East in western Asia. It is bordered by ► Syria to the north, ► Iraq to the north-east, ► Saudi Arabia to the east and south, and ► Israel and the ► West Bank to the west. It shares with Israel the coastlines of the Dead Sea, and the Gulf of Aqaba with Israel, Saudi Arabia, and ► Egypt.
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